The Center for Global Education

U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan


"Therefore, we must work together to give all of our students an outstanding education, which includes learning about our global partners their cultures, histories, languages, values, and viewpoints. We must focus on integrating international perspectives into our classrooms. It is through education and exchange that we become better collaborators, competitors and compassionate neighbors in this global society."

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Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan

"Clearly we need to use education to advance tolerance and understanding. Perhaps more than ever, international understanding is essential to world peace - understanding between faiths, between nations, between cultures... We need each other - as friends, as allies, as partners - in a struggle for common values and common needs."

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